Daily News Where you Live
Wind: 0 mph
1 Oct 2014
2 Oct 2014
EcoFilm series to show "GMO OMG"
The Portland EcoFilm Festival continues at the Hollywood Theatre on Thursday, June 26, with the screening of GMO OMG, a one-and-a-half-hour documentary by Jeremy Seifert on genetically modified organisms and the corporate effort to own and control seeds.
The documentary will be shown at 7:30 p.m. at the theatre on 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd. in Portland.
Afterwards, there will be a panel Q&A with Scott Bates of Oregon Right to Know and farmers who helped pass bans on growing GMO crops in Jackson and Josephine counties on the May ballot. Oregon Right to Know is sponsoring a state ballot initiative to require labeling of GMO ingredients in foods, and is gathering signatures to qualify the measure for Oregons November ballot.
To view the film trailer: vimeo.com/71035892.
For more on the EcoFilm Festival, see: hollywoodtheatre.org/ecofilm.
Admission is $8 or $6 for seniors and students.
Follow Sustainable Life on Facebook at www.facebook.com/portland.sustainable.life .
Follow me on Twitter: twitter.com/SteveLawTrib